Not a bad spot for a bivvy eh?

It was a ridiculous bivvy – private lake view!

Check out TMS Ambassador, Chris Cloyd's latest adventure finding the summit of Mount Adams in the Northern Sierra...

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Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 5 Review

I got a pair of Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 5s early on this season and I’ve been running them through the wringer as of late. After...

Outsoles at 130 miles

Topo Athletic MT-2 Shoe Review

Walking up to the shoe wall, my eyes immediately were drawn to the Topos, a brand I had never even heard of. Check out Iron Tebby's review...

Staring down the walls of the North Couloir on North Peak

Party Wave at Tioga Pass

Each season, all of California's ski mountaineering community comes together in a gathering only equaled by Islam's annual pilgrimage to...

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Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away: Springtime in Yosemite

When it's raining in Yosemite, you have to keep yourself occupied because the natural beauty isn't going anywhere and in fact, its only...

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Plan the Perfect Backpacking Trip with Tahoe Mountain Sports

Join Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides (SYMG) and Deuter Backpacks at Tahoe Mountain Sports for food and drinks while you learn how to best...

Boon Skinning

Dynafit Chugach/Radical 2.0/Pomoca Speedskin Review

Former TMS staffer Ryan reviews Dynafit Chugach skis, the new Dynafit Radical 2.0 bindings, and the custom Dynafit Speedskins by Pomoca.

Skiers and snowboarders can usually reap the rewards of Tahoe’s backcountry snowpack deep into Spring.
Photo by Aaron Hussmann


The tantalizing allure of the well-trodden and firmly packed skin track is a classic pitfall for snowboarders new to backcountry travel.

Scarpa Freedom SL Ski Boots


Field Test: TMS Ambassador Mike Tebbutt breaks in Scarpa’s new Freedom SL boot at the Benson Hut on the Pacific Crest

Katerina Nash on her way to winning the inaugural 2015 CrossReno cyclocross race.


If the prospect of taking a ski lesson with an Olympian is a little intimidating, Katerina Nash says to have no fear.